Results for - Skipping a trip to the grocery store may lead to fewer junk food purchases

2,825 voters participated in this survey

Eating healthier may be as simple as not going to the grocery store, one study revealed. Participants who ordered their groceries online spent less money on junk food compared to when they shopped in person, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

How do you get your groceries?

1. How do you get your groceries?

Go to the store myself
83%
2,335 votes
Someone goes to the store for me
11%
313 votes
Order online & pick up
9%
256 votes
Order online & someone picks up for me
3%
70 votes
Order online and have them delivered
12%
326 votes

2. If you go in store, do you struggle with stopping yourself from buying junk food?

Yes
35%
986 votes
No
56%
1,573 votes
Not Applicable
9%
241 votes

3. People who shopped online spent on average about $2.50 less on unhealthy food purchases like candy and frozen desserts compared to when they did their shopping inside stores. If you purchase groceries online, do you find yourself spending less on junk food?

Yes
21%
590 votes
No
21%
591 votes
Not Applicable
58%
1,619 votes

4. Shoppers spent 44% more per transaction and purchased more items online versus in stores, researchers also found. If you purchase groceries online, do you find yourself spending more than in store shopping?

Yes
18%
504 votes
No
25%
696 votes
Not Applicable
57%
1,600 votes
06/14/2021 Food & Drink 2825 37 By: Tellwut

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